The Wide Spectrum of Mood Disorders

Spectrum Mood Disorders

The wide variety of emotions, joy, grief and sadness, are an integral part of the rich tapestry of human experience. Without them we would lose part … [Read more...]

Dealing with Bullies

Kids article on bullying

Bullies are not really brave. Deep inside, they are cowards. However, you do have to be brave to stand up to a bully. There are many types of … [Read more...]

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Introduction At one time, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) was believed to be fairly rare. When it was diagnosed, it seemed resistant to … [Read more...]

Is It Still Safe to Give Antidepressants to Children and Adolescents?

Is It still safe to give antidepressants to kids

Or...Can Antidepressants Cause Suicide? Fluoxetine, (Prozac)  was the first SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)  to be approved in the … [Read more...]

Daytrana

Daytrana

Is It Ready for Prime Time? Methylphenidate absorbed through the skin. In 2006, Shire Pharmaceuticals released Daytrana for the treatment of AD/HD … [Read more...]

Why Do We Repeat Our Mistakes

why do we repeat mistakes

Vicious Cycles, Bad Habits and Self-fulfilling Prophecies: Why Do We Keep Making The Same Mistakes? Being a creature of habit does have its … [Read more...]